Artist Bios

Denise Yvette Serna

(Bio as of September 2021)

Denise Yvette Serna is a theatre practitioner and arts activist, and serves as Associate Artistic Director of Rivendell Theatre Ensemble in Chicago, Illinois. Her directing and curating credits include productions with The Latinx Theatre Commons, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Neo-Futurists, Writers Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Pop Magic Productions, Victory Gardens Theater, Strawdog Theatre Company, Prop Thtr, El Semillero, and Steep Theatre Company. Denise co-founded of Global Hive Laboratories, an international collective working toward a global theatre. She is committed to supporting arts organizations as they champion the ideals of equity, diversity, access and inclusion into their programming and internal operations and move forward as transformative Anti-Racist forces in their communities.